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THESE ARE SOME COLLECTED FROM PREVIOUS PAPERS.PLZ ANSWER AND ADD SOME MORE.KEEP THE LIST GROWING.

Q1. WHAT QUANTITIES ARE MEASURED BY THE FOLLOWING UNITS?
WAT…………………………………………………….
COLOUMB……………………………………………..
PASCAL…………………………………………………
OHM……………………………………………………..
KELVIN…………………………………………………
JOULE…………………………………………………..
METER……………………………………………………
FARADAY……………………………………………….
HERTZ……………………………………………………
AMPERE………………………………………………….
TORR………………………………………………………
CURIE………………………………………………………
ANGSTROM……………………………………………….
LIGHT YEAR……………………………………………….
DIOPTR…………………………………………………….
HORSE POWER…………………………………………….
RADIAN…………………………………………………….
CANDELA………………………………………………….
MOLE……………………………………………………….
WEBER………………………………………………………
TESLA………………………………………………………
SIEMEN………………………………………………………
RUTHERFORD………………………………………………
PARSEC………………………………………………………
DEGREE………………………………………………………
STERADIAN…………………………………………………
BARREL………………………………………………………
BTU……………………………………………………………
KWH…………………………………………………………..
NEWTON………………………………………………………
BECQUEREL………………………………………………….
VOLT…………………………………………………………..
ACRE-FOOT……………………………………………………
CUSEC…………………………………………………………..
HERTZ………………………………………………………….
MhO………………………………………………………………
WALT……………………………………………………………
DYNE…………………………………………………….............
TON……………………………………………………………….





Q2. WHAT DO THE FOLLOWING ABBREVIATIONS STAND FOR?
 LASER…………………………………………………
 RADAR………………………………………………
 LPG…………………………………………………….
 CFC…………………………………………………….
 AIDS…………………………………………………….
 ROM…………………………………………………….
 LAN…………………………………………………….
 WWW…………………………………………………
 DNA…………………………………………………….
 HDL…………………………………………………….
 MeV…………………………………………………….
 UHF…………………………………………………….
 LED…………………………………………………….
 LCD…………………………………………………….
 BASIC…………………………………………………
 MASER…………………………………………………
 SONAR…………………………………………………
 SARS…………………………………………………
 NTP…………………………………………………….
 RQ…………………………………………………….
 PVC…………………………………………………….
 NPN…………………………………………………….
 WAN…………………………………………………….
 ECG…………………………………………………….
 BCG…………………………………………………….
 ETT……………………………………………………
 DBS…………………………………………………….
 BTU…………………………………………………….
 TNT…………………………………………………….
 CNG…………………………………………………….
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Q1. WHAT QUANTITIES ARE MEASURED BY THE FOLLOWING UNITS?
WAT…………………………………………………….electrical power
COLOUMB……………………………………………..Charge
PASCAL…………………………………………………Pressure
OHM……………………………………………………..Resistance
KELVIN…………………………………………………Temperature
JOULE…………………………………………………..Energy
METER……………………………………………………Length
FARADAY……………………………………………….Capacitance
HERTZ……………………………………………………Frequency
AMPERE………………………………………………….Electric Current
TORR………………………………………………………Pressure
CURIE………………………………………………………Radioactive Decay
ANGSTROM……………………………………………….Length
LIGHT YEAR……………………………………………….Distance
DIOPTR…………………………………………………….Power of lens
HORSE POWER…………………………………………….Power
RADIAN…………………………………………………….plane angular measurement
CANDELA………………………………………………….Luminous Intensity
MOLE……………………………………………………….Amount of substance
WEBER………………………………………………………magnetic Flux
TESLA………………………………………………………Magnetic Flux Density
SIEMEN………………………………………………………electrical conductance
RUTHERFORD………………………………………………radioactive decay
PARSEC………………………………………………………length
DEGREE………………………………………………………angle
STERADIAN…………………………………………………Solid angle
BARREL………………………………………………………Storage of liquids
BTU……………………………………………………………Heat Energy
KWH…………………………………………………………..Power Consumption
NEWTON………………………………………………………force
BECQUEREL………………………………………………….Radioactivity
VOLT…………………………………………………………..electrical load
ACRE-FOOT……………………………………………………Volume of Water
CUSEC…………………………………………………………..liquid flow
HERTZ………………………………………………………….frequency
MhO………………………………………………………………electrical conductance
VOLT……………………………………………………………electrical load
DYNE…………………………………………………….............force
TON……………………………………………………………….cooling power

Plz check it bcs as a human being i can make mistake.
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Answers to some questions are as follows:Please pardon me as i ight be wrong somewhere cos i hated PHYSICS the most.
Q#1
WATT……………………………….Power
COLOUMB...……………………...Electric Charge
PASCAL……….……………………Pressure
OHM……………...………………..Resistance
KELVIN…………….………………Temperature
JOULE……………………………...Work
METER…………………………….…Length
FARADAY……………………….….Charge
HERTZ…………………………….…Frequency
AMPERE…………….……………..Current
TORR…………………………………Pressure (if its Torricilles)
CURIE………………………………
ANGSTROM……………………….
LIGHT YEAR……………………….
DIOPTR………………………………Power
HORSE POWER……………………
RADIAN……………………………….
CANDELA…………………………….
MOLE…………………………………Amount of Substance
WEBER………………………………Magnetic Flux
TESLA………………………………Magnetic Field
SIEMEN……………………………
RUTHERFORD……………………
PARSEC……………………………
DEGREE……………………………Angle
STERADIAN………………………
BARREL……………………………
BTU…………………………………
KWH……………………………….Powers Commercial Unit
NEWTON…………………………Force
BECQUEREL…………………….
VOLT……………………………..Electric Potential
ACRE-FOOT……………………
CUSEC…………………………..
HERTZ……………………………Frequency
MhO…………………………….…
WALT………………………………
DYNE……………………………...
TON………………………………

The ones i've studied are as follows...
Q2. WHAT DO THE FOLLOWING ABBREVIATIONS STAND FOR?
 LASER…………………………Light Amplification through Stimulated Emission of Radiations
? RADAR………………………………………………
 LPG…………………………………………………….
 CFC…………………………………………………….
 AIDS…………………………………………………….
 ROM………………………………Read Only Memory
 LAN………………………………Local Area Network
 WWW…………………………World Wide Web
 DNA……………………………Digital Netowrk Architecture(in Computers)
 HDL…………………………………………………….
 MeV…………………………………………………….
 UHF…………………………Ultra High Frquency
 LED………………………….Light Emitting Diode
 LCD………………………….Liquid Crystal Display
 BASIC………………………Beginner's All Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
 MASER…………………………………………………
 SONAR…………………………………………………
 SARS……………………Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
 NTP…………………………………………………….
 RQ…………………………………………………….
 PVC…………………………………………………….
 NPN…………………………………………………….
 WAN…………………….Wide Area Network
 ECG………………………Electro Cardiography
 BCG…………………………………………………….
 ETT……………………………………………………
 DBS………………………
? BTU………………………
 TNT………………………
 CNG………………………Compressed Natural Gas
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RADAR = radio navigation and ranging
LPG = LIQUIFIED PETROLEUM GAS

 LASER…………………………Light Amplification through Stimulated Emission of Radiations
? RADAR………………………………………………radio detection and ranging
 LPG…………………………………………………….liquified petroleum gas
 CFC…………………………………………………….choloro fluoro carbons
 AIDS…………………………………………………….acquired immune deficiency syndrome
 ROM………………………………Read Only Memory
 LAN………………………………Local Area Network
 WWW…………………………World Wide Web
 DNA…………………………… deoxy ribonucleic acid
 HDL…………………………………………………….high density lipoprotein
 MeV…………………………………………………….mega electron volt
 UHF…………………………Ultra High Frquency
 LED………………………….Light Emitting Diode
 LCD………………………….Liquid Crystal Display
 BASIC………………………Beginner's All Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
 MASER…………………………………………………micro wave apmplification by s stimulated emmission of radiation
 SONAR…………………………………………………sound navigation and ranging
 SARS……………………Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
 NTP……………………………………………………. network time protocol
 RQ…………………………………………………….respiratory quotient
 PVC…………………………………………………….polyvinyl chloride
 NPN…………………………………………………….negative positive negative
 WAN…………………….Wide Area Network
 ECG………………………Electro Cardiography
 BCG……………………………………………………. bacilles of calmette (guerin)
 ETT……………………………………………………exercise tolerance test (cardiography)
 DBS………………………data base system
? BTU……………………… british thermal unit
 TNT……………………… tri nitro toulene
 CNG………………………Compressed Natural Gas

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This is a list of scientific units named after people
SI base units
• Ampere, electric current – Andrι-Marie Ampθre
• Kelvin, thermodynamic temperature – Lord Kelvin
SI derived unit
• Becquerel, radioactivity – Henri Becquerel
• Degree Celsius, temperature – Anders Celsius
• Coulomb, electric charge – Charles-Augustin de Coulomb
• Farad, capacitance – Michael Faraday
• Gray, absorbed dose of radiation - Louis Harold Gray
• Henry, inductance – Joseph Henry •
Hertz, frequency – Heinrich Rudolf Hertz
• Joule, energy, work, heat – James Prescott Joule
• Newton, force – Isaac Newton
• Ohm, electrical resistance – Georg Ohm
• Pascal, pressure – Blaise Pascal
• Siemens, electrical conductance – Werner von Siemens
• Sievert, radiation dose equivalent – Rolf Sievert
• Tesla, magnetic flux density – Nikola Tesla
• Volt, electric potential, electromotive force – Alessandro Volta
• Watt, power, radiant flux – James Watt
• Weber, magnetic flux – Wilhelm Eduard Weber
Centimeter-gram-second system of units
• Biot, electric current; Jean-Baptiste Biot
• Debye, electric dipole moment; Peter Debye
• Gauss, magnetic induction – Carl Friedrich Gauss
• Maxwell, magnetic flux – James Clerk Maxwell
• Oersted, magnetic field strength – Hans Christian Ψrsted
• Galileo, acceleration; Galileo Galilei
• Eotvos, gravitational gradient; Lorαnd Eφtvφs
No longer in use
• Franklin, electric charge – Benjamin Franklin
Others
• Angstrom, distance – Anders Jonas Εngstrφm
• Curie, radioactivity – Marie and Pierre Curie
• Decibel (i.e. tenths of Bels) dimensionless proportions and ratios, e.g. relative power levels – Alexander Graham Bell
• Degree Fahrenheit, temperature – Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit
• Jansky, flux density – Karl Jansky
• Neper, relative power level – John Napier
• Poise, viscosity – Jean Louis Marie Poiseuille
• Rφntgen, dosage of X-rays or gamma radiation – Wilhelm Rφntgen
• Richter scale, earthquake power – Charles Francis Richter
• Stokes, viscosity – George Gabriel Stokes
• Svedberg, sedimentation rate – Theodor Svedberg


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unit of physical quantities.



1- ampere--------------------------electric current
2-angstrm-----------------------unit of length for the measurement of wavelength
3-bar-----------------------------unit of atmosphereic pressure
4-bel----------------------------unit of intensity of sound
5-calorie------------------------measurment of quantity of heat
6-candle power--------------illuminating power of a source of light
7-centigrade------------------unit of temperature
8-centimeter-----------------unit of length
9-coulomb-----------------------electric charge
10-decibel----------------------intensity
11-dioptre----------------------power of lense
12-dyne------------------------unit of force
13-electron volt-------------unit of energy
14-erg--------------------------unit of work
15-farad----------------------electric capacity
16-farady---------------------electric charge
17-gauss----------------------megnetic induction
18-gram------------------------unit of mass
19-gram wt--------------------gravitational unit
20-henry----------------------unit of induction
21-horse power--------------unit of power
22-joule-----------------------practical unit of work
23-kg---------------------------unit of mass
24-kilowatt--------------------unit of electrical power
25-knot-------------------------unit of speed
26-killowatt-hour-------------practical unit of electrical power
27-lambert--------------------unit of brightness
28-light year------------------unit of distance for measuring astronomical distance
29-litre------------------------unit of volume capacity
30-lumen----------------------luminous flux
31-lux--------------------------unit of intensity of lumination
32-maxwell--------------------megnetic flux
33-meter----------------------unit of distance
34-micro farad---------------one millionth of a farad
35-millimicron----------------unit of length used in spectroscopy
36-newton--------------------unit of work
37-oersted-------------------unit of megnetic intensity
38-ohm------------------------unit of electrical resistance
39-poise----------------------unit of viscosity
40-second-------------------unit of time
41-volt------------------------practical unit of electric potential differenec
42-watt-----------------------unit of power
43-weber---------------------unit of magnetic pole strength
44-x.u------------------------unit of length expressing x-ray wave length
45-gy-gray-------------------obsorbed radiation dose
46-mole-----------------------amount of substance
47-siemens-------------------electric conductance
48-hertz---------------------frequecy
49-radian-------------------plane angle
50-tesla---------------------magnetic flux density
51-pascal-------------------pressure
52-sievert------------------radiation dose equilent
53-steradian----------------solid angle
54-bacquerel---------------activity of radionucloids
55-rutherford--------------rate of decay of radioactive material
56-torr----------------------pressure
57-fermi---------------------length
58-sved berg unit----------sedimentation rate
59-mho-----------------------conductivity
60-roentgen-----------------radiation exposer x ray
61-barn----------------------area
62-barrel-------------------unit of liquid capacity
63-carat--------------------unit for measuring mass of precious metal
64-clusec------------------power of vaccum pump
65-dalton-------------------atomic mass unit
67-megaton----------------explosive power of nuclear weapon
68-morgon------------------orbitray unit used in genetics
67-ounce--------------------unit of mass
68-rad------------------------obsorbed radiation dose
69-ryberg--------------------atomic unit of energy
70-btu------------------------unit of heat
71-candela-------------------luminous intensity
72-modulation---------------frequency
73-persec--------------------astronomical unit
74-cusec---------------------volumetric rate of flow

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Good ....But are these Enough?...I Dont think So.
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Nice work. But dont u think that it would have been more informative if u could write the denotations also, like for Ampere, we have a denotation of "A".
Anyways,its really a cool effort for something good. keep it up !

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